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    • Uranium Wars

    • The Scientific Rivalry that Created the Nuclear Age
    • By: Amir D. Aczel
    • Narrated by: Eric Conger
    • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Called "one of our best science popularizers" by Publishers Weekly, Amir Aczel now tackles the cause of one of last century's most destructive events -- the scientific discovery of nuclear power. Drawing on his rich storytelling skills, Aczel presents the fascinating and suspenseful story of the scientists who first uncovered the potential of uranium.

    • The Scientific Rivalry that Created the Nuclear Age
    • By: Amir D. Aczel
    • Narrated by: Eric Conger
    • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
    • Release date: 01-09-09
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 21 ratings

    Regular price: £21.99

    • The Power of Gold

    • The History of an Obsession
    • By: Peter L. Bernstein
    • Narrated by: Eric Conger
    • Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
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    In this exciting new audio, Peter L. Bernstein tells the story of history's most coveted, celebrated, and inglorious asset: gold.

    Regular price: £18.29

    • American Soldier

    • By: General Tommy R. Franks, Malcolm McConnell
    • Narrated by: Eric Conger
    • Length: 19 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      5 out of 5 stars 6

    The Commander in Chief of the United States Central Command from July 2000 through July 2003, General Tommy Franks made history leading American and Coalition forces to victory in Afghanistan and Iraq, the decisive battles that launched the war on terrorism.

    Regular price: £36.69

    • How Did This Happen? Terrorism and the New War

    • By: James F. Hoge Jr., Gideon Rose, editors
    • Narrated by: Eric Conger, Chris Gannon, Jennifer Jay Myers
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Highlights
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    In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on September 11, one question has been on the mind of every American: "How did this happen?" Foreign Affairs' editor and managing editor, James Hoge, Jr. and Gideon Rose, have brought together an impressive list of experts to answer this question in all its critical aspects: the motives and actions of the terrorists, the status of our military, the current and historical context of the Middle East, airport security, biological threats, and more.

    Regular price: £22.89

    • Rites of Passage

    • Odyssey of a Grunt
    • By: Robert Peterson
    • Narrated by: Eric Conger
    • Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
    • Abridged
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    Robert Peterson arrived in Vietnam in the fall of 1966, a young American ready to serve his country and seize his destiny. What happened in that jungle war would change his life forever. Peterson vividly relives the tense patrols in the Viet Cong-infested Central Highlands, the fierce firefights along the Cambodian border, the ambushes and enemy charges.

    Regular price: £9.19

    • West Dickens Avenue

    • A Marine at Khe Sanh
    • By: John Corbett
    • Narrated by: Eric Conger
    • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
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    In January 1968, the 26th Marine Regiment was ordered to a place in the far northwest corner of South Vietnam called Khe Sanh. John Corbett, an untested replacement in a clean, green uniform, and his fellow leathernecks were responsible for building and defending the combat base, and holding positions on the strategic hills overlooking the Ho Chi Minh Trail as it crossed into Laos and South Vietnam from nearby North Vietnam.

    Regular price: £9.19